Visión General del Hardware

Fedora 27 proporciona software que se ajusta a una amplia variedad de aplicaciones. Los requisitos de almacenamiento, memoria y procesamiento varían dependiendo de la utilización. Por ejemplo, un servidor de base de datos de alto tráfico requiere muchas más memoria y almacenamiento que un sobremesa de negocio, que en cambio tiene unos requerimientos más altos que una máquina virtual de propósito sencillo.

Configuración Mínima del Sistema

Lo que figura abajo es un mínimo recomendado para una instalación predeterminada. Sus requerimientos pueden diferir y la mayoría de las aplicaciones se beneficiaran si se superan los recursos mínimos.

  • Procesador de 1 GHz o más rápido

  • 1 GB de Memoria del Sistema

  • 10 GB de espacio de disco no asignado

Low memory installations

Fedora 27 can be installed and used on systems with limited resources for some applications. Text, VNC, or kickstart installations are advised over graphical installation for systems with very low memory. Larger package sets require more memory during installation, so users with less than 768MB of system memory may have better results preforming a minimal install and adding to it afterward.

For best results on systems with less than 1GB of memory, use the DVD installation image.

Display resolution

Graphical Installation requires 800x600 resolution or higher

Graphical installation of Fedora requires a minimum screen resolution of 800x600. Owners of devices with lower resolution, such as some netbooks, should use text or VNC installation.

Once installed, Fedora will support these lower resolution devices. The minimum resolution requirement applies only to graphical installation.

Graphics Hardware

Minimum Hardware for Accelerated Desktops

Fedora 27 supports most display adapters. Modern, feature-rich desktop environments like GNOME3 and KDE Plasma Workspaces use video devices to provide 3D-accelerated desktops. Older graphics hardware may not support acceleration:

  • Intel prior to GMA9xx

  • NVIDIA prior to NV30 (GeForce FX5xxx series)

  • Radeon prior to R300 (Radeon 9500)

CPU Accelerated Graphics

Systems with older or no graphics acceleration devices can have accelerated desktop environments using LLVMpipe technology, which uses the CPU to render graphics. LLVMpipe requires a processor with SSE2 extensions. The extensions supported by your processor are listed in the flags: section of /proc/cpuinfo

Choosing a Desktop Environment for your hardware

Fedora 27’s default desktop environment, GNOME3, functions best with hardware acceleration. Alternative desktops are recommended for users with older graphics hardware or those seeing insufficient performance with LLVMpipe.

Desktop environments can be added to an existing installation and selected at login. To list the available desktops, use the dnf grouplist command:

# dnf grouplist -v hidden | grep desktop

Install the desired group:

# dnf groupinstall "KDE Plasma Workspaces"

Or, use the short group name to install:

# dnf install @mate-desktop-environment